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by | June 05, 2017 | 08:53

With the crowd in a frenzy, four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo - who finished the season with 42 goals in all competitions and as the Champions League's top scorer - ended up singing, "Cristiano, Ballon d'Or" and the fans joined in. For his second, he anticipated Luka Modric's burst to the byeline, timed his run perfectly and met his low cross with a deft touch that lifted the ball over Gianluigi Buffon.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:28

It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while previous year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:39

At the moment I think we should focus on the short-term; on the last game and the cup final. The 67-year-old Frenchman has constantly refused to give a definitive answer on whether his current contract, which expires at the end of the season, is to be renewed.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:25

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Madrid overwhelmed Juventus at the Principality Stadium to become the first team to retain the European Cup since AC Milan in 1990. The goal was also his 600th of all time. "My only criticism of my team is that after the second goal we should have found a solution to stay in the game", Allegri said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:32

But it's one of Indy's post-race traditions that Alonso most wants to experience: Drinking from a bottle of milk as the victor in Victory Lane. After a rousing celebration of the 100 running of the Indianapolis 500 past year, the question naturally followed: How could the 101 version of the legendary race be more than an anticlimax? "It's been quite intense", Alonso told CNN.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:48

Brad Keselowski attempted to brake and steer clear of Elliott's No. 24 vehicle, but couldn't do either due to the oil on the track. When asked if he's surprised that Dillon had enough gas to reach the finish line, Busch said, "I'm not surprised by anything".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:23

In press conference the World No. 1 said: 'She played a good match. "But right now I think that I have to find to myself again and just trying to forgot the clay court season as soon as possible and then reset and starting from the grass courts again".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:44

Their big bad fast bowler was just bad, their in-form bowler hobbled off the park because he's unfit, they dented the confidence of their frugal spinner, their selections didn't make cricket sense, two key players were missing because of corruption, they couldn't run between the wickets, their batting's only consistency was slowness of running and scoring, when they played an attacking shot it was inevitably stupid and risky, the batting line up lacked pretty much everything a semi-competent ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:54

Woakes suffered a side strain in Thursday's tournament opener against Bangladesh and is now a doubt for the Test series with South Africa that starts at the end of the month. He bowled just two overs before being forced to leave the field. 'Woakes is an excellent bowler and has been for England in white ball and red ball cricket for a long time .

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:37

After another potent demonstration of Cristiano Ronaldo's enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticising him now. Coming into the Champions League final, it was widely considered that Real Madrid was the more talented team but that Juventus had a real chance to win due to their tactical nous brought by the mind of Max Allegri.

by | June 05, 2017 | 09:05

Asked about United's move for Griezmann, Mourinho replied: 'I have no idea if Antoine Griezmann will come to United. The Premier League giants conceded just eight goals in 15 Europa League matches this season. The club earned 6.5 million euros ($7.29 million) for beating Ajax , three million mor than their opponents, and will collect 12.7 million euros for entering the group stage of the Champions League .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:05

Baltimore proceeded to drop the next two, falling 7-3 on an 85-degree Sunday afternoon in Oriole Park. Even with Price being a boost for Boston against Baltimore , all signs point to him being even better in the near future if his elbow holds up.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:44

Monday. Footage shot in Palm Beach County Jail shows the golfer in barefoot, wearing shorts and a long sleeve t-shirt, as the arresting officer tells a sergeant he did not see Woods take any substances. Woods, who has been rehabbing from back surgery, said he didn't realize the mix of medications would affect him so strongly. He continued, "I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans".

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:29

Today's National Basketball Association isn't the sort of league where someone is going to clothesline Durant or any other Warrior to send some sort of overly physical message. But he was a non-factor in Game 1 , failing to score and getting just four rebounds. Expect a closer game Sunday , as the Warriors probably won't enjoy the same plus-16 turnover margin they had in Game 1 .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:52

Assistant coach Mike Brown served as the acting head coach and had an 11-0 record in Kerr's absence. There was a lot of positive reaction to the news of Kerr's return. by becoming the first team in NBA Finals history to fail to record a single steal in a game. "I'm trying not to get wrapped up in that because this is a Finals game, and it's just about going out and trying to win", Kerr said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:05

Colombian star James Rodriguez's future at Real Madrid has been in question for most of this season after he failed to become a regular under Zinedine Zidane . Veteran Juve keeper Gianluigi Buffon's hopes of becoming the oldest player to win the trophy were crushed by a ruthless Madrid side and his chances of adding a Champions League winners' medal to his collection of silverware now look slim.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:48

As for the lineup and player rotation, LeBron James scored 28 points with 15 rebounds, Kyrie Irving was next at 24 points, and Kevin Love contributed 15 points and a playoff career-high 21 rebounds.The Golden State Warriors know they must contend with a "monster" on the Cleveland Cavaliers' frontline.The Cleveland Cavaliers had seven days off in-between finishing off the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and beginning their third straight appearance in ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:49

After winning his fourth Champions League title (three for Real and one for Manchester United), Cristiano has worldwide duty, representing Portugal in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation - his first game is two weeks from now on June 18.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:24

Australia are next in action against Bangladesh in a must-win game at the Oval in London on Monday. Meanwhile, with one runs scored of the last ball of the tenth over, New Zealand were 68 for the loss of one wicket after 10 overs. First, David Warner fell uncharacteristically compared to the discipline that has defined his One-Day dominance, dancing and edging Trent Boult moments after cutting an imposing six.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:41

Summerhays, who turned professional in 2007, is yet to break his duck on the PGA Tour but Saturday's performance at Muirfield Village Golf Club has left him in a strong position to change that. After returning to the 18th fairway following the second weather delay as the tournament raced to beat darkness, Dufner first chunked his second shot on the hole from deep rough into more rough.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:09

Thompsons defensive prowess was evident in Golden States 113-91 victory in Game 1 on Thursday night when Cavaliers players shot 1 for 12 when Thompson was the primary defender, according to ESPN . The biggest star of them all, perhaps the best player between both teams, chose instead to park himself in front of a backdrop near the entrance of the facility.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:33

As said earlier, there are always some deciding moments in every game, moments that one needs to win to win. A minute's silence was held before the first ball was bowled. It was not long before Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck with the new ball, trapping Ahmed Shehzad in front. The dismissal of Mohammad Hafeez (33) caught by Kumar off Jadeja was like the writing on the wall.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:26

Golden State, which whipped Cleveland 113-91 in Game 1 on Thursday, is holding steady as a 9-point favorite after opening at 8½. Combine that with 27 fastbreak points allowed and it's remarkable that the team only lost by 22. And in order for us to be as good as we can be offensively, we have to play with pace. In addition to all this, the supporting cast needs to be considerably better.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:37

San Antonio won four of the next five games . That's a lot of confidence coming from a guy who had 3 points, 2 turnovers, 1 personal foul, and absolutely nothing else in game 1 . The Cavs looked like they'd forgotten where they parked their vehicle in the parking garage. But LeBron put the Cavs on his back - reminiscent of last year's Finals - and it was his 18 points and 10 rebounds that had Cleveland down just three, 67-64, at the half.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:12

Johnson even stopped at a Hardee's on a road trip because he believed the fast-food joint and Yarborough's sponsor was the race shop. He wore the helmet and fulfilled the prophecy, although he'll swear that it wasn't meant that way, that helmet designer Jason Beam just got him the helmet this week.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:52

Was that the only reason they won the game? Now Kerr is back, facing the very team that stormed back from a 3-1 deficit in last year's Finals to steal a championship. The series heads back to Cleveland for Game 3 and the Cavaliers clearly need to make some adjustments to slow down the Warriors' juggernaut offense.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:05

The non-stop hit parade included performances from Katy Perry , Pharrell Williams , One Direction's Niall Horan , Little Mix, Imogen Heap, Robbie Williams, Marcus Mumford, Mac Miller and Victoria Monet, with video messages from a wide range of stars, including Stevie Wonder, U2, Demi Lovato and Kendall Jenner.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:15

Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks. "I'm just trying to play possession by possession", Thompson said. They are more fleeting than one assumes, however. Not that they're discussing it. In the 2017 Finals opener, Golden State got up a whopping 106 attempts. Doesn't matter. The Warriors lead Cleveland 40-34 after the first quarter.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:02

Thousands of people had gathered in Piazza San Carlo to watch the match pitting Juventus against Real Madrid on giant TV screens. Real defeated Juventus 4-1 to win the Champions League for the 12th time. "I was so scared, very terrified, as if escaping a narrow death". Local media reported that a seven-year-old boy was in a coma with severe chest injuries after being trampled in the crush.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:31

Ronaldo's double finals on Saturday, June 3 at Cardiff's Principality Stadium, allied to goals by Casemiro and Marco Asensio , earned him a 4th Champions League win and gave Madrid their 3rd in 4 years and 12th in total. "We've made more history", added the Wales star. It is a long season but I am motivated. And It was Ronaldo's 600th career goal. "The first half was even.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:13

Golden State did not win a record-setting amount of games this season but they did have the most wins out of the entire league with a record of 67-15. Playing the Warriors is a slew of pick-your-poison decisions. And though the Cavs were plus nine in rebounds, they did give up 14 offensive boards to the Dubs which lead to 18 second-chance points.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:33

He hasn't been the favorite at Roland Garros, but the win should do wonders for his confidence. More good news for the home fans at Roland Garros: they are guaranteed a quarterfinalist because Garcia plays Cornet next. Murray is bidding to reach the final of the French Open for the second year in a row. Murray broke serve again immediately and, with Del Potro flagging, raced through the fourth set to set up a last-16 clash against either John Isner or young Russian Karen Khachanov .

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:57

The show was held at the Old Trafford cricket stadium, just under four miles from the Manchester Arena. "Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously than we did before".

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:37

Liam Moore and Jordan Obita , two of Reading's best performers this season, missed their penalties before Huddersfield's Christopher Schindler slotted in the winning spot-kick. "They've probably worked harder than they've ever done before and now they have got the credit, they're working for a Premier League football club and this town will be very proud to be involved in it next season".

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:22

Belgium's David Goffin falls next to an official when playing a shot against Argentina's Horacio Zeballos during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France . "He's a friend whom I appreciate very much", Nadal said of Carreno Busta. I'm going to be super happy to come back. "I keep getting the same questions over and over again, are you under pressure and everything".